Male in the aquarium
A male of Amatitlania sajica in the aquarium of Morrell Devlin [USA].Photo by Morrell Devlin. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amatitlania

Group
Bussingius (subgenus)

Status
valid


Curator

Last updated on:
11-Nov-2020

Amatitlania sajica (Bussing, 1974)

False convict cichlid; T-bar cichlid.


Original description as Cichlasoma sajica:

ZooBank:66BF6A4B-52CB-4DF1-88E4-19D5998880F0.

  • Bussing, William. 1974. "Two new species of cichlid fishes, Cichlasoma sajica and C. diquis, from southeastern Costa Rica". Revista de Biologia Tropical. v. 22. pp. 29-49 (crc00140) (abstract)

Conservation: Amatitlania sajica is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2019).

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